• Kyodo


Hackers have infiltrated a regional Cabinet Office Web site and posted a message in Chinese denouncing Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi’s recent visit to Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, police said Wednesday.

“History cannot be altered just like that,” the message read under a Chinese flag, according to the police.

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